If you’re a vegetarian, the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions vegetables is probably iceberg lettuce. While it’s true that this leafy green can provide your body with plenty of essential nutrients such as Vitamin C and potassium, there are many other non-cruciferous vegetable options out there. In fact, these veggies have… Continue reading Non-Cruciferous Vegetable List
Did you know that wheat, until it was separated from the rest of its grain family members in 1883 by Joseph Kellogg, was thought to be an animal product? Yes, people considered wheat a form of meat! The fact is, there are many things about this versatile crop that confound our modern ideas of food… Continue reading Is Wheat a Vegetable?
We all know that the humble carrot is a delicious and nutritious vegetable, but did you know it’s also one of only three plants in existence known to have originated from an artificial selection by humans — the other two being tomatoes and corn. But how exactly do we go about creating foodstuffs out of… Continue reading Are Carrots Man-Made?
Some people think that cauliflower is a genetically modified vegetable. And while it’s true that some people are worried about what they put into their bodies, there is no evidence whatsoever of any genetic manipulation in the creation and development of the cauliflower plant. This article will explain everything you need to know about this… Continue reading Is Cauliflower Man Made?
If you have had the pleasure of meeting a succulent, then you know it’s not just another ordinary flower or leaf. They are unique in their ability to store water without becoming waterlogged. Their leaves can actually wither up but remain intact until they dry out completely. Although these plants may be small at first… Continue reading Plants that Look Like Aloe Vera – 7 Succulents
This one’s easy. They will die! If they get thirsty they might survive if they are watered frequently enough, but your plant won’t be happy at all. You can try making them more drought-resistant, but really the best thing to do is simply keep watering them less often. Watering once every two days seems like… Continue reading What happens when you overwater a Peace Lily?
What is a Letcin? Lectin is a protein that we all have on our skin, inside us, or both. Some people call it an “immune system” because its job is to protect the body against foreign invaders such as bacteria and viruses. It does this with proteins called antibodies which attach themselves to invading particles… Continue reading How to remove lectins from tomatoes?
Herbs with purple flowers are a beautiful addition to any garden. They add color and life to any space, and they also have many medicinal benefits. In this blog post, we will discuss 15 herbs that have purple flowers. We will talk about their benefits, how to use them, their ideal growing conditions, and where… Continue reading 20 Herbs with Purple Flowers
Most of us love having an aloe vera plant in our home, because they’re easy to take care of and great for soothing sunburns. But if you’ve recently planted one and noticed that the leaves seem soft, droopy or even discolored, don’t worry! You may have given your plant too much water or allowed it… Continue reading How to save an overwatered Aloe plant
Un this article, we will show you how to prune a flamingo tree step by step, so that the tree is always healthy and does not get too big for your garden How big does a Flamingo tree get? In general, it’s good not to let your flamingo tree grow too big for your garden… Continue reading How to prune a Flamingo tree